Employment Law News and Insights

New Jersey Passes Landmark Anti-Wage Theft Law

Published: Aug 12, 2019
|
Seyfarth Synopsis: On August 6, 2019, Acting New Jersey Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law A-2903/S-1790, described as an Act "concerning enforcement, penalties, and procedures for law regarding failure to pay wages."  The Act makes a number of critical changes to several New Jersey civil and criminal laws, adding a variety of...

Read More

Pittsburgh Employers: Immediately Review Your Policies Concerning The New Paid Sick Days Act

Published: Jul 07, 2019
|
In 2015, the City of Pittsburgh enacted the Paid Sick Days Act (the "Act"), requiring all private employers of full or part-time employees within the City of Pittsburgh to provide paid sick leave benefits as follows: Employers with 15 or more employees must provide workers with up to 40 hours...

Read More

Connecticut Set To Offer Most Generous Paid Family Leave Benefits In The Country

Published: Jun 25, 2019
|
Connecticut continues to add to its roster of employee-friendly laws, leaving businesses throughout the state to figure out how best to address the resulting changes.  The legislative session closed on June 5, 2019, with laws pertaining to paid family leave, sexual harassment training, whistleblower protections, and non-compete agreements awaiting likely...

Read More